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EPG to feature Keycolor solutions at Graph Expo 2010

Aug 2, 2010 12:00 AM,

Centerbrook, CT-based Essex Products Group (EPG) will offer commercial and newspaper printers proven printing solutions to help minimize makeready time in Graph Expo 2010 booth 3561, October 3–6 in Chicago.

WOA awards top printers

Aug 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Web Offset Association (WOA) announces the winners in its annual Print Awards. Submitted pieces are entered into one of four categories: coldset, UV, heatset and special. The judges, members of the SNAP Committee, scrutinize each piece and rank them based on registration, degree of difficulty, finishing and overall craftsmanship. Nineteen printers took home honors this year. View their winning

OH printer adds a second Komori web press

Jul 27, 2010 12:00 AM,

Freeport, OH-based Freeport Press has officially completed the order for a second Komori System 38s commercial heatset web press, which will be a sister press to the one installed in September 2008.

Japs-Olson purchases Kodak Prosper S10

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

Minneapolis-based Japs-Olson Co. has signed for 24 Kodak Prosper S10 Imprinting System printheads to upgrade its hybrid printing operations for high-volume direct mail and other variable-data applications

WOA announces Print Award winners

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Web Offset Association (WOA) announces the winners in the annual Web Offset Association Print Awards

Goss extends Universal press family with new 4x2 model

Jun 28, 2010 12:00 AM,

After extending its Universal press platform in 2009 with the 4x1 Universal XL model, Goss International has now developed a Universal XL press available in a 4x2 format

Calculate ink optimization savings online

Jun 15, 2010 12:00 AM,

EPG (Essex Products Group (Centerbrook, CT) has added a new online tool to its products and services

Get up to speed

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Kenneth Rizzo

Manufacturing. That's a difficult concept for some print managers to grasp. As proud as we all are of our arts and crafts roots, times change and so must we. Printers procure raw materials, expedite them through specific equipment and processes and then package and ship the end products. Effective manufacturing requires efficient, economical and cost effective managers. Progressive print managers

QuadTech files new patent infringement claim

May 25, 2010 12:00 AM,

QuadTech Inc. (Sussex, WI) has filed legal action in the United States district court (Northern District of California) against Q.I.

Quad/Graphics to beta new HP imprinting technology

May 24, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP announces it is working with commercial printer Quad/Graphics on a plan to host the first commercial beta test of the HP Color Print Module imager

Shanghai Electric to assume full ownership of Goss

May 20, 2010 12:00 AM,

Shanghai Electric (Group) Corp. (SEG) will acquire 100-percent ownership of Goss Intl. in June, 2010, exercising an option established when it became a shareholder in the company in September, 2009

Kodak sponsors Offset & Beyond, exhibits at Ipex 2010

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM,

Kodak (Rochester, NY) is a premier sponsor of the 2010 Offset & Beyond Conference, taking place this week in Baltimore, MD. The conference is targeted to printers throughout the graphic communications industry looking for technological innovation and new thinking

Who should check a job?

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Raymond J. Prince

Many issues arise in a printing firm that need to be addressed with standard procedures. I see questionable practices, at times, that need to be given some thought. Likewise, some procedures need to be implemented. Let's look at three of these. Proofreading and changing customer files | Many times we see printers proofreading a PDF file for mistakes in grammar and spelling. I surveyed 20 companies

Report shows U.S. book production flat in 2009

Apr 15, 2010 12:00 AM,

Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, today released statistics on U.S. book publishing for 2009, compiled from its Books In Print database. Based on preliminary figures from U.S. publishers, Bowker is projecting that traditional U.S. title output in 2009 was virtually unchanged. Output of new titles and editions dropped less than half a percent, from 289,729 in 2008 to a projected 288,355 in 2009

QuadTech to introduce ‘Performance Proven Guarantee’ at Ipex 2010

Apr 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

With a theme of “moving you forward,” the QuadTech ( (Sussex, WI) stand at Ipex 2010 will feature a wide range of solutions that enhance the performance of web presses

GossRSVP “Media Link Service” now available worldwide

Apr 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

The GossRSVP Media Link Service is now available globally for advertisers, publishers or any business that wants to create Internet mobile media to engage consumers via non-proprietary 2-D quick response (QR) codes

IWCO Direct completes acquisition of transcontinental direct U.S. operations

Apr 2, 2010 12:00 AM,

IWCO Direct (Chanhassen, MN) has successfully completed the acquisition of U.S. operations from Transcontinental Direct

Japs-Olson awarded web, sheetfed G7 Master Printer designation

Mar 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

Minneapolis-based Japs-Olson Co. has received the G7 Master Printer Certificate of Excellence for 2010 for its sheetfed and web presses

Quad/Graphics to add Goss Sunday 2000 at direct mail plant

Mar 23, 2010 12:00 AM,

Quad/Graphics will install a new Goss Sunday 2000 web press at its newly renovated QuadDirect headquarters in Pewaukee, WI, this summer